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Matthew 28 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Resurrection Morning
(Mar 16:1–8; Luk 24:1–12; Jhn 20:1–10 )
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After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to view the tomb.

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There was a violent earthquake, because an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and approached the tomb. He rolled back the stone and was sitting on it.

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His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing was as white as snow.

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The guards were so shaken by fear of him that they became like dead men.

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The angel told the women, “Don’t be afraid, because I know you are looking for Jesus who was crucified.

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“He is not here. For he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.

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“Then go quickly and tell his disciples, ‘He has risen from the dead and indeed he is going ahead of you to Galilee; you will see him there.’ Listen, I have told you.”

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So, departing quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to tell his disciples the news.

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Just then[fn] Jesus met them and said, “Greetings! ” They came up, took hold of his feet, and worshiped him.

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Then Jesus told them, “Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to leave for Galilee, and they will see me there.”

The Soldiers Bribed to Lie
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As they were on their way, some of the guards came into the city and reported to the chief priests everything that had happened.

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After the priests[fn] had assembled with the elders and agreed on a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money

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and told them, “Say this, ‘His disciples came during the night and stole him while we were sleeping.’

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“If this reaches the governor’s ears, we will deal with[fn] him and keep you out of trouble.”

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They took the money and did as they were instructed, and this story has been spread among Jewish people to this day.

The Great Commission
(Mar 16:14–18; Luk 24:36–49; Jhn 20:19–23; Act 1:6–8 )
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The eleven disciples traveled to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had directed them.

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When they saw him, they worshiped,[fn] but some doubted.

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Jesus came near and said to them, “All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.

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“Go, therefore, and make disciples of[fn] all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

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“teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you. And remember,[fn] I am with you always,[fn] to the end of the age.”

CSB Footnotes
Other mss add as they were on their way to tell the news to his disciples
Lit After they
Lit will persuade
Other mss add him
Or and disciple
Lit see
Lit all the days

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017, 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.

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For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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